How Technology Affects the Brain

For better or for worse, there are some indisputable ways our brains have been rewired by technology.


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The exploitation of a new communicative environment has positive effects on the brains of our youth. Experts agree that today’s youth are able to ascertain between competing facts more accurately, make decisions more quickly, exhibit greater flexibility in employment, and heightened cognitive and analytical skills.

Unprecedented access to technology and the ability to absorb multiple sources of information and to sort it for future reference is part of what’s rewiring our brains and making them more elastic.

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